Benjamin Enos

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Benjamin Enos (February 13, 1788 Richmond, Washington County, Rhode Island – February 4, 1868 DeRuyter, Madison County, New York) was an American politician.


He was the son of Joseph Enos and Thankful (Coon) Enos. On April 5, 1810, he married Sarah Doty (1788–1884) at Canaan, New York. In 1814, they settled in DeRuyter, NY.

He was a member from Madison County of the New York State Assembly in 1834, 1839 and 1840. He was Supervisor of the Town of DeRuyter in 1837. In 1842, he was elected by the New York State Legislature a canal commissioner. As a member of the Hunker faction of the Democratic Party, he was New York State Treasurer from 1845 to 1846.


Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Farrington
New York State Treasurer
Succeeded by
Thomas Farrington